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Curriculum

PROGRAMS OF STUDY LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES THAT ARE UNPARALLELED

A solid foundation in Basic Medical Sciences is essential for the development of strong clinical skills. At AAU, a carefully designed Basic Science curriculum provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to successfully progress through to the clinical phase of the medical education.

The opportunities for clinical education are many and varied. AAU has clinical sites in the United States and Canada. All sites offer the same basic clinical education even though there may be local differences due to the venue. Once core rotations in Medicine, Family Practice, OB/Gyn, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Surgery are complete, students have the opportunity to take elective rotations in a wide array of clinical disciplines.

CURRICULUM

AAU, based on its accreditation of the main campus in Guyana, is permitted to offer the following academic programs:

MEDICAL PROGRAM NEW HORIZONS FOR MEDICAL ASPIRANTS

MD PROGRAM

The medical journey at AAU starts with a duration of one (1) years of pre-medical, two(2) years of the Pre Clinical sciences program, followed by two (2) years of the clinical sciences program, hence making it a complete course of five years.

Students at AAU are trained to prepare and apprear for the USMLE (The United States Medical Licensing Examination), complete step 1& 2 during their study and receive the excellent opportunity to pursue their residency and licensure in the United States of America.

Completed over a span of four (4) Trimesters in the first year at AAU, this program provides fundamental concepts, skill development and academic excellence.

PRE-CLINICAL PROGRAM

This program is designed to meet the health care needs of the society. This two-year program is taught at the AAU campus in Guyana.

During the five (5) trimesters, students are introduced to the fundamental knowledge and skills of Pre-Clinical Medicine and USMLE Step I Course. The Core subjects taught here are Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology and Pharmacology as well as behavioural science.

CLINICAL SCIENCE PROGRAM

The final six trimesters of the University’s MD Program in Clinical Sciences are completed during Clinical Rotations at affiliated hospitals and clinical facilities in USA & other countries. Acceptance is based on the performance of the student. The 72-80 weeks of clinical rotations are divided into 48 weeks of core rotations and 24-32 weeks of elective rotations. Students will only be awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine after completing Clinical Rotations.

WHY STUDY AT AAU

AAU is a truly international, research-led university full of free thinking students. Our leading academics and comprehensive range of flexible undergraduate and postgraduate programs provide an excellent learning experience.

AAU offers a high-quality medical education that meets the integrates professional skills, career-focused education and hands-on practice, enabling students to develop and achieve their personal and career goals.

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